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ON MY CANON REBEL XTI THE AUTO FLASH DOES NOT POP UP...AND THE CAMERA SEEMS TO SHOOT THREE PICTURES IN RAPID SUCCESSION....SOME TIMES THE THREE IMAGES ARE RECORDED ..SOME TIMES NOT.


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That is a common problem.
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\015\012First of all, there might have been something really blocking the\015\012built-in flash from popping up when required. For me, it was the bill\015\012of my baseball cap.
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\015\012The other problem happens if you don't exercise the built-in flash\015\012much, and it just gets kind of sticky. The camera will try to pop it\015\012three times and then give up, and it gives the Err 05 message.
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\015\012What I have found is this. With your left hand, get ready to press the\015\012flash request button near the left side of the lens. With your right\015\012hand, use your thumb and one finger to prepare to pry up the flash\015\012head, perhaps using fingernails. Now push the button and pry. With that\015\012help, it should pop up. Try it a few times for exercise, and then it\015\012should pop up on its own quite easily. If you don't exercise it for\015\012another month, then it may stick again. If the camera is already\015\012displaying Err 05, then it will not do anything for you until you\015\012switch off, then switch back on again.
Check whether the camera is in Burst mode or multi-picture mode. If so change it into normal mode.
Remove the battery for 1 min. and try again....
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